Quiz Me! - People: World War II Test your knowledge about people in the World War II era. 1 / 10 All of the following are associated with the work of the Navajo Code Talkers except: They eventually used over 600 words to create an unbreakable code The group was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2001 They created the code to communicate with each other as prisoner of war They used a mix of traditional Navajo and new words to create the code 2 / 10 This group was instrumental in keeping United States military communication safe from the Japanese in World War II The Tuskegee Airmen The Yellowjackets The Flying Tigers The Navajo Code Talkers 3 / 10 This individual commanded the Third Army at the Battle of the Bulge. He ultimately ordered his forces to turn around to relieve American troops who had been surrounded by German forces. Dwight D. Eisenhower Franklin D. Roosevelt Douglas MacArthur George Patton 4 / 10 Historians determined that this person was wrongly denied the U.S. military’s top honor because of his race. In 1997, he became one of only seven African Americans to have ever received the military’s Medal of Honor. Doris “Dori” Miller Vernon Baker Thurgood Marshall Cesar Chavez 5 / 10 The Marshall Plan has been called one of the most significant legislative actions taken in the modern era. This was George Marshall’s plan to do which of the following? Keep communism out of Cuba Rebuild post-war Europe Contain the spread of communism in Asia Occupy and rebuild post war Japan 6 / 10 For his bravery as a First Lieutenant in World War II, Vernon Baker was awarded all of the following except: The Distinguished Flying Cross The Medal of Honor The Purple Heart The Distinguished Service Cross 7 / 10 Prior to 1991, the Flying Tigers had not received U.S. military credit for their time fighting the Japanese in World War II. They had not received this credit because They were considered volunteers at the time of their service They were not American citizens and could not be granted credit They did not win any victories against Japanese forces They flew for China, which was one of the Axis powers 8 / 10 George Marshall served the United States militarily and diplomatically. Which of the following is not an accomplishment of George Marshall? Secretary of State Nobel Peace Prize Rank of Five Star General Supreme Court Justice 9 / 10 This US President issued Executive Order 9066 authorizing forced internment of Japanese-Americans which was later upheld as constitutional by the Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States. Dwight D. Eisenhower Harry S. Truman Herbert Hoover Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 / 10 As the thirty-fourth President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower established which of the following? Interstate Highway System Social Security United Nations North American Free Trade Agreement Your score is Try another 10!